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vionet and fiery protests break out and a high profile university. the planned campus visit that made these demonstrators so angry. and a hostage standoff at a prison still underway. what happened overnight - and what authorities plan to do next. good morning washington i'm larry smith. and i'm autria godfrey. toss to eileen - roller coaster ride of temperatures continues through late next week - breezy & cool this gro
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(38) - sunday few snowflakes/rain showers (minimal impact - highs low 40s) - big temp swings next week! today: cloudy early, becoming partly sunny. breezy to windy. highs: 45-52 winds: nw 5-15 g 25+ tonight: mostly cloudy and colder. lows: 25-29 winds: nw 5 mph friday: mostly cloudy. cooler. highs: 36-42 winds: w 5-15 mph
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breaking overnight. a violent scene in berkely california.. as protestors
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broke windowns and sparked a massive bonfire..ahead of scheduled appearance by a breitbart news editor. two hours before guest speaker milo yiannopoulos was set to speak, a small group ripped down barricades, started a fire and shot fireworks directly at officers. the school ended up canceling the event 2 hours before start time because of the chaos on campus. u-c berkeley says amid that violence, destruction of property, and conceern for public safetty it was necessary to remove milo from the campus and canel his speaking engagement. yiannopoulos was making the last stop of a tour aimed at defying what he calls an epidemic of "political correctness" on college campuses. prior to the violence, hundreds
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carried signs that read "hate speech is not free speech". breaking news out of montgomery county.. a fire rips through a home..just before 2 this morning. it happened on martinsburg road in dickerson. no one was inside the home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. right now the cause of the blaze is under investigation. the trump white house has a brand new secretary of state.. former exxon mobil c-e-o, rex tillerson tillerson was sworn last night in the oval office. already, there are new challenges for the nation's top diplomat. on top of having to deal with the president's executive order on immigration. according to the washington post.. the president slammed the australian prime minster during a weekend phone call over a deal struck by the obama adminstration.. allowing mostly muslim refugees to resettle in the u-s.. the post also reporting that the president.. accused australia of trying to export quote.. the next boston bombers to the u-s.. new overnight - the white house will soon have a new tennant. suzanne kenned
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developing now...
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the nominations of congressman tom price and steve mnuchin to the full senate for a vote. the committee suspended its rules to overcome a democratic boycott of the treasury and health and human services nominees. democrats have raised concerns about price's stock trades and mnuchin's involvement with foreclosures. make sure to stay with abc7 for complete coverage of president trump's first 100 days in office. for constant updates..visit our website at wjla-dot com it's 5 xxxx and straight ahead on good morning washington. that intense prison hostage stand-off in delaware still going on! what happened overnight, and the first overseas trip taken by our new secretary of defense - james mattis.
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- roller coaster ride of temperatures continues through late next week - breezy & cool this groundhog day - coldest day: saturday (38) - sunday few snowflakes/rain showers (minimal impact - highs low 40s) - big temp swings next week! today: cloudy early, becoming partly sunny. breezy to windy. highs: 45-52
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tonight: mostly cloudy and colder. lows: 25-29 winds: nw 5 mph friday: mostly cloudy. cooler. highs: 36-42 winds: w 5-15 mph
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it's 5 xxx and still to come on good morning
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a wild scene overnight in romania.. what caused this violent clash between protesters and police.. plus... what is making this pup so happy??? find out why she is going viral this morning..
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prison employees - still being held hostage this morning. prisoners took four people hostage about 17 hours ago. those prisoners released one corrections officer yesterday afternoon - and a second last night. authorities are in connumincation with those inmates. we do not know what demaands have been made during those negotiations.
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this morning we're seeing new stunning images from violent overnight protests in romania. demonstrators clashed with police in bucharest throwing objects and trashing city streets. its' in response to a new law decriminalizing corruption. the law calls for an end to investigations into corrupt acts that cause less than 48-thousand u-s dollars in damage. another measure may also free officials currently in jail for corruption. it goes into effect in 10 days. developing now.. the u-s military has concluded that this weekend's deadly raid in yemen likely killed civilians--possibly including children. military officials say the casualties resulted from aerial fire called in to support navy seals taking intense fire from al-qaeda fighters in the arabian peninsula. the raid was intended to gather intelligence about the terror groups leadership and plans of targeting the west. and yesterday president trump made an unscheduled trip to delaware to receive
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navy seal--william owens who was during that same raid. president trump - along with his daughter ivanka - joined owens' family for a private ceremony. happening today... secretary of defense james mattis well into his first overseas trip since taking over at the pentagon. right now he is in seoul south korea for a meeting with their prime minister. he will then visit japan tomorrow for a meeting with their prime minister. during his first days in office, mattis stressed the importance of maintaining international alliances. good news to report this morning. ollie -- the bobcat missing from the national zoo has been found safe on zoo property. the national zoo said ollie was found near the bird exhibit wednesday afternoon. she's said to be in good health with only a small cut on her left front paw. the zoo said it's possible ollie left zoo grounds and that sightings near massachusetts avenue were probably her. veterinarians will perform a full exam on ollie sometime today. it's not hard to find one dog in wisconsin who loves to go sledding.. meet roxie!
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sheltie dog has gone viral on the internet with it's sledding videos. her owners say she could stay out all day and night and have to literally drag her back in the house. they say if her popularity continyes to grow she might have a national tv show knocking on her door in the future. time now for weather - roller coaster ride of temperatures continues through late next week - breezy & cool this groundhog day - coldest day: saturday
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snowflakes/rain showers (minimal impact - highs low 40s) - big temp swings next week! today: cloudy early, becoming partly sunny. breezy to windy. highs: 45-52 winds: nw 5-15 g 25+ tonight: mostly cloudy and colder. lows: 25-29 winds: nw 5 mph friday: mostly cloudy. cooler. highs: 36-42 winds: w 5-15 mph
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breaking right now - an attempted robbery in silver
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jummy olbanji with the details at the live desk. around 4-15 this morning someone tried to rob the c-v-s located in the 12-thouasnd block of georgia avenue...right near the wheaton metro station we're not totally sure what happened inside, but we know that a suspect was taken into custody we've been reporting similar robberies that have been taking place across the area in the past week or so several c-v-s and riteaids locations across mo-co have been hit police are looking into whether they've got the guy responsible for the past robberies. sam sweeney headed to the scene.
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we will keep you updated. - roller coaster ride of temperatures continues through late next week - breezy & cool this groundhog day - coldest day: saturday (38) - sunday few snowflakes/rain showers (minimal impact - highs low 40s) - big temp swings next week! today: cloudy early, becoming partly sunny. breezy to windy. highs: 45-52 winds: nw 5-15 g 25+ tonight: mostly cloudy and colder. lows: 25-29 winds: nw 5 mph friday: mostly cloudy. cooler. highs: 36-42 winds: w 5-15 mph
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breaking overnight. a violent scene in
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as protestors hurled smoke bombs, broke windowns and sparked a massive bonfire..ahead of scheduled appearance by a breitbart news editor. two hours before guest speaker milo yiannopoulos was set to speak, a small group ripped down barricades, started a fire and shot
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at officers. the school ended up canceling the event 2 hours before start time because of the chaos on campus. u-c berkeley says amid that violence, destruction of property, and conceern for public safetty it was necessary to remove milo from the campus and canel his speaking engagement. milo was making the last stop of a tour aimed at defying what he calls an epidemic of "political correctness" on college campuses. prior to the violence, hundreds of peaceful demonstrators carried signs that read "hate speech is not free speech". breaking news out of montgomery county.. a fire rips through a home..just before 2 this morning. it happened on martinsburg road in dickerson. no one was inside the home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. right now the cause of the blaze is under investigation. covering metro.. the transit agency is facing a new controversy. it involves metro's special inauguration day passes. the one-day passes worked only on inauguration day. they're now worthless. anthony defazio says he bought one of the ten dollar passes onl
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in the mail until monday.. 12 days after the inauguration. metro says it sold nearly 30-thousand of these passes. about 400 customers, including defazio, are now asking for refunds. new this morning.. a man is in custody, after two teens were stabbed in northwest d.c. a fight broke out late yesterday afternoon at the intersection of 14th street and park road. police found one of the victims at that location.. and arrested the suspect. officers were called to a home on georgia avenue northwest near randolph street, where they found the other victim. there's still no word on the victims' conditions. happening today-- an virginia man will be sentenced for sexually assaulting two young girls. last year-- luis fernando ore was arrested after police say he followed the girls into a bathroom at the elevation burger
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assaulted them. ore has already served prison time for sexually assaulting an underage girl. as part of a plea deal that saves the girls from having to testify, ore will be sentenced to life in prison, with all but 54 years suspended. he will also have to register as a sex offender for life. a virginia community is mourning after a student fell in class and died. 16-year old michael belknap collapsed yesterday at poquoson high school just north of hampton. he was rushed to the hospital where he later died. right now authorities says it appears to be a medical issue. a medical examiner will soon determine the cause of death. developing this morning.. a cry for help from residents of a southeast d-c apartment building they say is unfit to live in. one resident tells us the terrace manor apartment building has multiple safety concerns. among them - mold, broken smoke detectors, clogged vents, unsecure locks and more. he says despite paying rent the problems continue with no solution. the attorney general is now
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stepping in releasing a statement saying protecting affordable housing in the district is a priority. the owners of the building will now work with the court to ensure tenants are treated fairly. the verizon center is apparently the place to be if you want to get a home win.. the capitals..like the wizards on a winning streak of their own at the phone booth. last night the caps offense led by nick backstrom proved too much for the visiting bruins. backstrom had one goal and two assists on the night. alex ovechkin also scored..his 25th of the season and 550th career goal.. caps win 5 to 3..there 8th straight home victory. by the way..the wizards will go for 16 straight wins at home tonight against the lakers. it's 5 xxx still much more ahead on good morning washington. adlib live pic
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- coldest day: saturday (38) - sunday few snowflakes/rain showers (minimal impact - highs low 40s) - big temp swings next week! today: cloudy early, becoming partly sunny. breezy to windy. highs: 45-52 winds: nw 5-15 g 25+ tonight: mostly cloudy and colder. lows: 25-29 winds: nw 5 mph friday: mostly cloudy. cooler. highs: 36-42 winds: w 5-15 mph
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it's 5 xxx and still to come on good morning washington..
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washington.. we continue to keep a close eye on that hostage situation at a delaware prison that has spilled into a second day.. plus president trump--calling out australia?? the latest on the war of words between the president and one of the country's top ally's. john???
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prison employees - still being held hostage this morning. prisoners took four people hostage about 17 hours ago. those prisoners released one corrections officer yesterday afternoon - and a second last night. authorities are in connumincation with those inmates. we do not know what demaands have been made during those negotiations. new this morning.. d-c police release video of a man wanted for kidnapping. take a good look.. police say this man- forced a georgetown student into a car last week - then tried to make him withdraw cash from atm's. the suspect's car is a light gray or silver suv. if you recognize anything from these images- you're asked to call police right away.
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criticized by president trump over a deal to resettle refugees here in the u-s. the president accused australia's prime minister of trying to send america the quote "next boston bombers". meanwhile, newly sworn in secretary of state rex tilerson has his hands full when he shows up for work today. abc's eilzabeth hur with the very latest. and developing now...
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sent the nominations of congressman tom price and steve mnuchin to the full senate for a vote. the committee suspended its rules to overcome a democratic boycott of the treasury and health and human services nominees. democrats have raised concerns about price's stock trades and mnuchin's involvement with foreclosures. make sure to stay with abc7 for complete coverage of president trump's first 100 days in office. for constant updates..visit our website at wjla-dot com happening today in just a few hours.. we will find out if there will be six more weeks of winter or if spring will arive soon.. that's right on this ground hog day our question of the morning. do you think the ground hog will see it's shadow. yes or no? cast your vote at wjla/vote now.. in the meantime lets send it out to john gonzalez live in northwest.. john what do you think?? it's 5: and time for a check on weather.
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temperatures continues through late next week - breezy & cool this groundhog day - coldest day: saturday (38) - sunday few snowflakes/rain showers (minimal impact - highs low 40s) - big temp swings next week! today: cloudy early, becoming partly sunny. breezy to windy. highs: 45-52 winds: nw 5-15 g 25+ tonight: mostly cloudy and colder. lows: 25-29 winds: nw 5 mph friday:
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announcer: now, "good morning your side." on we begin with a breaking news alert. theia: breaking overnight, first lady on the move. melania trump has big decision about d.c. larry: and a night of protests turning violent. the response from berkeley after anarchists crash what was a peaceful demonstration. >> we are following breaking news from montgomery county. a house fire on martinsburg road that happened while you were sleeping. the flames so intense that crews from frederick and loudoun counties were called in to help. about 45 firefighters in all. we are told the fire started in the walls and went into the attic. everyone made it out ok and no one was hurt. back to you. larry: i'm larry smith. autria: i'm autria godfrey. 6:00 on thursday. groundhog day -- so the question -- veronica:

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